Christina Aguilera Is Dropping An R&B/Hip-Hop Album Of Kanye West Beats
Stream the first single, "Accelerate," which features 2 Chainz and Ty Dolla $ign, produced by Yeezy himself.
Los Angeles, CA – it's been six years since Christina Aguilera released a studio album and come June 15, the Grammy Award-winning singer is scheduled to put out its eighth studio album Release.
The project of Hip-Hop and R&B project with songs produced by Kanye West And Anderson .Paak.
The Release of the album, the debut single "Speed up" is a bouncy collaboration with Ty Dolla $ign and 2 Chainz in the West handling the production. The record and the official video was released on Thursday, May 3.
The Life of Paul the creator also had his hand in making another song from the Release entitled "Maria", which is said to be his favorite song on the 11-track album and includes a Michael Jackson sample.
The two met at Rick Rubin's Shangri La studio in Malibu, California, according to a recent interview he gave with Billboard.
Before Kanye came out with his support for the Triumph and suggesting the black Americans they chose to be slaves, Aguilera spoke very well of their creative work.
"I've always been a big fan of Kanye," says the Poster. "Outside of, you know, its controversial aspects, I think that he is a great artist and musicmaker and beatmaker. The artists that he chooses to boot from different walks of life are so interesting."
Aguilera is not new to Hip Hop and R&B inspired music. His voice is recognized by his soulful sound that she was an integral part of Moulin Rouge!'s Grammy Award-winning song "Lady Marmalade" with Lil Kim, Mya and Pink. Hip Hop luminary DJ Premier also produced several records in her third studio album, 2006's Back to Basics, and she also recorded with the likes of Redman, Da Rockwilder, CeeLo Green and Pharrell Williams.
"For me, there's nothing like an amazing Hip-Hop beat," she says. "At the end of the day, I am a soul singer," she says. "When you strip back the words 'pop star' and the many things that I've done, singing soulfully is where my kernel, my root and my heart really is.